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UK film funders in conversation

Sunday 19 May | 11:30 - 12:30
[UK Pavilion]

Supporting creativity across the UK: film funders in conversation

Independent film is supported in the UK by a diverse range of public funds, broadcasters and private investors, with funding schemes spanning development, production and distribution. Gathering six UK public funders in conversation, the session will explore the funds’ national and international ambitions, the strategies to empower emerging talent in a new media landscape, and their approach to creativity and risk.


Louise Tutt | Deputy Editor
Screen International


Mia Bays | Director | BFI National Lottery Filmmaking Fund

Isabel Davis | Executive Director
Screen Scotland

Ursula Devine | Development Executive
Northern Ireland Screen

Shanida Scotland | Co-director and Global Head of Film
Doc Society

Lee Walters | Chief Executive
Ffilm Cymru Wales

Denitsa Yordanova | Head of UK Global Screen Fund and International Funds